beewingblues - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[Society is like a stew. If you don't stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top.]]> <![CDATA[He who is certain he knows the ending of things when he is only beginning them is either extremely wise or extremely foolish; no matter which is true, he is certainly an unhappy man, for he has put a knife in the heart of wonder.]]> <![CDATA[Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.]]> <![CDATA[It is the dull man who is always sure, and the sure man who is always dull.]]> <![CDATA[A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.]]> <![CDATA[It is normal to give away a little of one's life in order not to lose it all.]]> <![CDATA[Work is nothing but the slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great images in whose presence [His Or Her] heart first opened.]]> <![CDATA[Melancholy has ceased to be an individual phenomenon, an exception. It has become the class privilege of the wage earner, a mass state of mind that finds its cause wherever life is governed by production quotas.]]> <![CDATA[Life begins on the other side of despair.]]> <![CDATA[In a real dark night of the soul it is always three o clock in the morning, day after day.]]> <![CDATA[To acquire immunity to eloquence is of the utmost importance to the citizens of a democracy.]]> <![CDATA[For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is.]]> <![CDATA[To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.]]> <![CDATA[Serious people have few ideas. People with ideas are never serious.]]> <![CDATA[It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.]]> <![CDATA[Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought.]]> <![CDATA[Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.]]> <![CDATA[It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.]]> <![CDATA[Idleness is only a coarse name for my infinite capacity for living in the present.]]> <![CDATA[We must select the Illusion which appeals to our temperament and embrace it with passion, if we want to be happy.]]> <![CDATA[The person who is master of their passions is reason's slave.]]> <![CDATA[No city should be too large for a man to walk out of in a morning.]]> <![CDATA[Slums may well be breeding-grounds of crime, but middle-class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium.]]> <![CDATA[The goal of every culture is to decay through over-civilization; the factors of decadence, -- luxury, skepticism, weariness and superstition, -- are constant. The civilization of one epoch becomes the manure of the next.]]>